WELCOME TO THE CAREER CENTER WORKSHOP REQUEST FORM
Thank you for reaching out to the Career Center to inquire about a workshop presentation for your club, organization, or class. Our workshops are scheduled for 1 hour and typically run 50 minutes with 10 minutes at the end for questions and answers and can be done in-person or virtually with Zoom. Please let us know what type of workshop(s) that you are interested in having us present on by filling out the form below. Due to staff schedules, we ask that you submit the request as early as you can with a minimum of 1 week notice. Please understand that not all requests will be granted and you will receive an email from our staff to confirm the workshop.
The Career Center also encourages clubs and organizations to collaborate and have joined workshops with more students attending, a minimum of 10 students is required.
Job Search Kickstart:
Knowing where and how to start an internship or job search can sometimes feel confusing. This workshop will help you gain an understanding of the job search process and develop a plan for launching your own job or internship search.
LinkedIn / Branding:
You’ve likely heard the expression, “it’s all about who you know.” But finding those connections and people can be tough—LinkedIn can help! This workshop will help you identify core pieces of your professional brand, develop a quality LinkedIn profile, and gain confidence and understanding for how you can use LinkedIn to network with others in your desired industry/field.
Preparing For Career Days:
How do I stand out at Career Days? How do I make the most of the event? What should I bring? These are all frequent questions students ask the Career Center when preparing for Career Days. The workshop will provide tips and tricks for preparing for Career Days and making the most of the event while you’re there and after.
Creating A Positive First Impression at Career Days:
Did you know that the average person makes a first impression of someone in less than 1-second of meeting them? First impressions are important at networking and career events, like Career Days. This workshop will help you design your first impression through helping you develop an authentic and genuine 30-second elevator pitch.
Never made a resume? No worries! This workshop will cover the basics of a resume including formatting, design, organization, and content. Students will leave this workshop feeling confident they can craft a well-designed and organized resume.
This workshop is designed for anyone who has a resume and wants to take it to the next level. This workshop covers specifics for resume tailoring, aligning resumes to specific job descriptions, articulating our skillsets and abilities, and other forms of resumes (CV’s, federal resumes, etc.). Students will leave this workshop feeling more confident they have the skills to market themselves for the positions they want. The Career Center recommends sequencing Resume Basics and Advance Resumes when possible.
Interviewing - Utilizing STAR Stories:
We all have a story to tell, and if you’ve made it from applying to interviewing for a position, the employer wants to hear yours. This workshop will teach the basics of preparing for interviews and how to craft meaningful stories that highlight your skills and abilities for a role.
Understanding Offers and Salary Negotiation:
You earned the job offer, now what? Most students are nervous to negotiate their first job offer. This workshop will offer a general overview of interpreting a job offer, crafting professional counteroffers and emails, how to research salary benchmarks, and basics for what can and cannot be negotiated.
Building a Network:
Conferences are amazing opportunities to network…you never know who you’ll be sitting next to! This workshop is designed to support students and student organizations preparing to attend professional conferences or networking events. It covers how to prepare for a conference, professionalism while at the event, how to maximize your time while meeting new people, and recommendations for follow-up after an event.
Not seeing what you want the Career Advisor to cover? Let us know what you want us to go over and we will do are best to support your needs!